UNISON calls for deadline extension for settled status

Many measures supporting workers with the settled status application process have been withdrawn during the pandemic

Public services pay freeze – UNISON takes the fight to Tory MPs

Red wall Tories to learn the reality of working in public services through the pandemic

End-of-year accounts for 2020 – branch audits

Information for honorary branch auditors, from UNISON head of audit John Nagle

UNISON raises COVID-19 concerns for members at army college

Christina McAnea has written to the defence secretary seeking urgent response

Vote for your health heroes

‘Now, more than ever, it’s vitally important that the work of the entire NHS family is recognised and celebrated’, says UNISON

UNISON sends a very public festive ‘thank you’ to its 1.3m members

The union’s nationwide newspaper ads underline how much members have supported the country in the year of COVID-19

UNISON backs councils’ attempt to close schools amid COVID spike

‘The surge in cases in our schools is extremely concerning … Enough is enough’

British Gas staff vote to accept changes to their terms and conditions

‘With the firm’s prospects looking increasingly insecure, staff have reluctantly voted to try to save their jobs and livelihoods,’ says UNISON

Branch resources review – where we are so far

The review is making ‘good progress’ with a branch survey and in-depth research

Disabled people an ‘afterthought’ for government during COVID

The grim statistics on COVID-related hazards facing disabled people are discussed during UNISON’s Disability Live! online conference

Bristol health branch helps show racists the red card

‘People voiced exactly how they felt. They pulled no punches’

Prentis urges Labour to commit to a ‘new deal’ for public services

UNISON’s general secretary calls today’s public service workers the ‘new giants’ of the labour movement

a lit gas ring

Dave Prentis seeks to enlist MPs in jobs row with British Gas

UNISON general secretary calls the energy company’s move to dismiss its entire workforce and cease union recognition ‘utterly disgraceful’

Police unions seek improvement of pay offer

Employers offer nothing to address ‘the ongoing scandal of low pay in our police forces’, says UNISON

UNISON joins attack on housing minister over fossil fuel divestment

Open letter condemns suggestion that pension funds engage in ‘constructive engagement’ with fossil fuel companies